ERIC Number: ED233228
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Core III Materials for Rural Agriculture Programs. Units A-G.
Courson, Roger L.; And Others
This curriculum guide includes teaching packets for 12 areas of study to be included in a core curriculum for 11th-grade or third-year students enrolled in rural agricultural programs in Illinois. Each problem area includes some or all of the following components: suggestions to the teacher, teacher guide, competency inventory, information sheet, student worksheets or assignment sheets with key, demonstrations, job sheets, transparencies, a discussion guide for transparencies, and sample test questions and teacher key. The 12 problem areas of study in this guide are grouped into seven units. Unit A, on orientation to agricultural occupations, contains one problem area, exploring agricultural occupations and careers. In the second unit, on leadership and citizenship, planning and conducting community service programs and becoming acquainted with rural agricultural organizations are covered in the problem areas, while the third unit covers supervised occupational experience. In the fourth unit, on livestock science, problem areas are maintaining livestock health and planning and evaluating livestock confinement systems. The fifth unit, on crop science, contains the problem areas of handling pesticides and maintaining and improving forage crops and pastures. In the sixth unit, on soil, science, and conservation of natural resources, conserving soil, water, and wildlife resources are covered in two problem areas. The final unit, on horticulture, provides instructional materials on growing small fruits and fruit trees. Suggestions to the teacher on ways to use the materials are included in the guide. (KC)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Agricultural Occupations, Agricultural Production, Animal Husbandry, Career Education, Classroom Techniques, Conservation Education, Field Crops, High Schools, Horticulture, Instructional Materials, Leadership Training, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Livestock, Occupational Information, Pesticides, Rural Education, Soil Conservation, Soil Science, State Curriculum Guides, Teaching Methods, Trees, Units of Study, Vocational Education, Work Experience Programs
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Illinois State Board of Education, Springfield. Dept. of Adult, Vocational and Technical Education.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Dept. of Vocational and Technical Education.
Identifiers - Location: Illinois